Our office is here to assist international students and scholars with questions about studying, living and working at Towson University and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Towson University is home to nearly 500 international students from over 80 countries and to 30 foreign faculty, exchange scholars, and visiting faculty each year. The International Student & Scholar Office (ISSO) provides documents, services, and programs essential to a culturally diverse academic environment that enhances international learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.
Learn about current immigration updates - information about F-1 students, DACA, travel restrictions, H-1B, etc.
Update 9/5/2017 President Trump through the Attorney General and DHS announced that DACA will be phased out. US Congress now set to review immigration policy.
Update 6/16/2017 University H-1B premium processing is available. Suspension of premium processing that took affect on April 3, 2017 USCIS is still in affect for private sector.
06/26/2017 F-1, J-1, H-1B and other visa categories with familial or institutional relationships exempt from travel ban.
USCIS announced on 4/19/2017 that it will begin issuing the new cards on 05/01/2017. All cards will remain valid until the expiration date on the card.
Form connections with other international and US graduate students. Lunch will be served.
Union Garage 8:30am
ISA sponsored trip to Philadelphia. Tickets available for purchase at Union Ticket Box Office.
Going to the Fall Internship and Career Fair? Come learn about options for off-campus work authorization for internships for F-1 students.
11am - 2pm SECU Arena
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall 2017 Walk-in Hours: Tuesday 2pm - 4pm & Thursday 10am - 12pm
Phone-in Hours Tuesday 2-4pm and Friday 10am - 12pm